- Fails to pay the rent;
- Breaks any of the rules in the lease agreement;
- Damages the property;
- Does not leave the property after the lease comes to an end; or
- Does not have a written lease, but pays rent monthly, and the landlord gives a 30-day notice to move.
A landlord cannot evict a tenant for:
- Complaining about the unit or building that a building inspector determines is valid;
- Not paying rent, if the tenant left the property for a period of time because of domestic violence or the threat of domestic violence;
- Not paying rent, if the landlord accepted the rent due before the notice period ended; or
- Race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, familial status (that is, being pregnant or having children under the age of 18), unfavorable discharge from the military, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or being a protected party under an order of protection.
Updated: July 2018